pig /pig/ noun
noun: pig; plural noun: pigs

  1. an omnivorous domesticated hoofed mammal with sparse bristly hair and a flat snout for rooting in the soil, kept for its meat.* synonyms: hog, boar, sow, porker, swine, piglet
  2. an oblong mass of iron or lead from a smelting furnace.*
  3. platform for analyzing large data sets that consists of a high-level language for expressing data analysis programs, coupled with infrastructure for evaluating these programs.

Problems with the tag: when asking about analyzing some pig epidemic data array the sistem suggest to use the tag. Relevant example: The pig question

Solution: Rename to apache-pig to prevent confusion

* Thanks to Google

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    Thanks for the definition heh – Adel Mar 24 '14 at 18:57
  • A hearty +1, of course! (See revision 2 of edit.) – Jason C Mar 24 '14 at 18:58
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    Fortunately, questions about fishpigs and elephantbirds seem rare. – Jason C Mar 24 '14 at 19:07
  • @JasonC I see... developers sucks naming their products :/ – Braiam Mar 24 '14 at 19:09
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    Naming is one of the two hard problems for programmers. The others are cache invalidation and off by one errors. – user213963 Mar 24 '14 at 20:58